If I Only Had a Brain: Deconstructing Brain Injury

If I Only Had a Brain: Deconstructing Brain Injury

by Mark Sherry
     
 

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This book offers a rich, insider's viewpoint of the lived experience of brain injury. Sherry, a survivor of brain injury himself, uses a cross-disciplinary theoretical approach (drawing upon the social and medical models of disability and combining them with lessons from feminism, queer theory, postcolonial and postmodern literature) to frame an enriching narrative…  See more details below

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This book offers a rich, insider's viewpoint of the lived experience of brain injury. Sherry, a survivor of brain injury himself, uses a cross-disciplinary theoretical approach (drawing upon the social and medical models of disability and combining them with lessons from feminism, queer theory, postcolonial and postmodern literature) to frame an enriching narrative about the lived experience of brain injury.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135495510
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/14/2013
Series:
New Approaches in Sociology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
248
File size:
884 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Sherry, Endowed Chair of Disability Studies at The University of Toledo, is an internationally known researcher on disability issues - particularly brain injury and disability hate crimes. A keynote speaker many major conferences in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, Dr. Sherry has published in Disability and Society, The Review of Disability Studies and Disability Studies Quarterly.

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